Definition of PRESERVES

noun : PRESERVES

Source: WordNet 3.1

verb : PRESERVES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction; "We preserve these archeological findings"; "The old lady could not keep up the building"; "children must be taught to conserve our national heritage"; "The museum curator conserved the ancient manuscripts" ;

  • 3. (

    ) to keep up and reserve for personal or special use; "She saved the old family photographs in a drawer" ;

  • 4. (

    ) prevent (food) from rotting; "preserved meats"; "keep potatoes fresh" ;

  • 5. (

    ) maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger; "May God keep you" ;

  • 6. (

    ) keep undisturbed for personal or private use for hunting, shooting, or fishing; "preserve the forest and the lakes" ;


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